Iara Peng

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Iara Duarte Peng

National Leading From the Inside Out Alum

Iara Peng, Young People for the American Way, was a 2006 Rockwood Leadership Institute National Leading From the Inside Out Alum.[1]

Soros connection

On November 29, 2006 Open Society Institute held a roundtable discussion entitled "How Do Progressives Connect Ideas to Action?"

Individuals and organizations with similarly progressive goals often dilute their power by working alone or even working at cross-purposes. As Americans who are politically left of center move forward, questions of infrastructure, communication, and collaboration are particularly important.

Participants included several key leaders of the "progressive" movement[2];

  • Eric Foner Columbia University, Department of History

Drum Major Institute

In 2009 Iara Peng of Young People For, an initiative of People for the American Way was listed as a member of the Drum Major Institute DMI Scholars Advisory Council[3]